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shearling

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noun shear·ling \ˈshir-liŋ\

Definition of shearling

  1. :  skin from a recently sheared sheep or lamb that has been tanned and dressed with the wool left on



14th Century

First Known Use of shearling

14th century

Rhymes with shearling


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